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Its hard to know what happened to cause your machine to Shut Down and fail to restart.
First thing is to pull your Technical Manuals for your computer.
Please Stand-By while I pull the manuals.
Can you tell me what version of Windows you had?
7, or 8, or 10?
Lets start with the simplest and most common issues.
Computers have a power indicator that glows when it is receiving power.
On Notebooks this indicator may be a lighted power button or it may be an LED located at the upper part of the keyboard or along the front edge of the computer itself.
Try the following steps to resolve a notebook no-powering situation:
If none of the above solutions work, please let me know, and we can move to the next set of possible solutions.
Just FYI.....Troubleshooting a dead computer, is a process of eliminiation, as the problem does not jump out at you. Like a automobile, when it wont start, you try the most obvious things first, then move deeper, swapping out componenets until its fixed. Computers are no different.